Open an A+ Student Checking account with as little as $1 and maintain a minimum daily balance of $500, OR enroll in eStatements to have the $4 monthly maintenance fee waived.1 Enjoy unlimited monthly transactions (including check writing), and access to 55,000 surcharge-free ATMs nationwide – ideal for college bank accounts. Minors as young as 14 years of age2 may open our student checking account and have a debit card issued3 in their name, as long as their parent or guardian is a joint account holder.
Manage your student bank account online
Online and Mobile Banking for your student checking account make it easy to manage your finances, right from your dorm room. You may also use online banking to sign up for our eStatement option within 60 days of opening your student bank account to avoid the monthly maintenance fee. If you don’t choose the eStatement option, you’ll receive a paper statement without images and will be required to maintain a minimum daily balance to avoid the fee. You can opt in to eStatement delivery at any time to avoid having to maintain a minimum balance or pay a monthly fee. You must be an Online Banking customer to sign up for eStatements.
BONUS: The first overdraft fee on our student checking account is waived
We know it might take time to settle in to managing your own funds. Lean into the college experience with the peace of knowing your first bank account overdraft fee will be waived. To avoid future fees, consider pairing your A+ Student Checking account with a Companion Savings account and enjoy a savings option with no minimum balance requirement or monthly maintenance fee when you combine your statements.
An initial deposit of $50 is required to open a Companion Savings account and the account ownership must be identical to your checking account. You can use this account to automatically transfer available funds to your checking account to cover overdrafts5 and reduce fees.